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January/February 2010
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Composites Conference

ASTM International Committee D30 on Composite Materials is co-sponsoring the 25th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites to be held Sept. 20-22 at the Dayton Marriott in Dayton, Ohio. Sponsored by the University of Dayton, the event will be held in conjunction with the 14th U.S.-Japan Conference on Composite Materials.

Papers for the conference are invited on the following topics of interest:

  • Joining and adhesive bonding;
  • Advanced analysis methods;
  • Out-of-autoclave composites;
  • Fibers, textiles and preforms;
  • Fatigue, fracture and residual strength;
  • Damage growth prediction;
  • Environmental and recycling;
  • Nanocomposites;
  • Maintenance, inspection and repair technologies;
  • Wind energy and renewable energy sources;
  • Offshore and marine applications;
  • Automotive and ground transportation;
  • Infrastructure and architectural applications;
  • Composites in education; and
  • Other related composites themes.

The deadline for abstract submission is March 26. Notifications of acceptance will be made by April 9, with full papers due on or before July 16.

Following the conference, ASTM Committee D30 will meet Sept. 22-23, also at the Dayton Marriott. ASTM meetings are open to any interested party, membership is not required, and there is no cost to attend. Meeting registration will be available on the ASTM Web site beginning in July.

To learn more about Committee D30 and for updated meeting information, click here. For further information on the conference and abstract submittal, click here.

CONTACT

Technical Information: Ronald Krueger, National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Va.

Phone: 757-864-3482

ASTM Staff: Jennifer Rodgers

Phone: 610-832-9694